Patents by Inventor Scott T. Harrison

Scott T. Harrison has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 10933056
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to pyrazol-4-yl-pyridine compounds which are allosteric modulators of the M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptor. The present invention is also directed to uses of the compounds described herein in the potential treatment or prevention of neurological and psychiatric disorders and diseases in which M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptors are involved. The present invention is also directed to compositions comprising these compounds. The present invention is also directed to uses of these compositions in the potential prevention or treatment of such diseases in which M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptors are involved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignees: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., MSD R&D (China) Co. Ltd.
    Inventors: John J. Acton, III, Jianming Bao, Melissa Egbertson, Xiaolei Gao, Scott T. Harrison, Sandra L. Knowles, Chunsing Li, Michael Man-Chu Lo, Robert D. Mazzola, Jr., Zhaoyang Meng, Michael T. Rudd, Oleg B. Selyutin, David M. Tellers, Ling Tong, Jenny Miu-Chun Wai
  • Publication number: 20200069671
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to pyrazol-4-yl-pyridine compounds which are allosteric modulators of the M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptor. The present invention is also directed to uses of the compounds described herein in the potential treatment or prevention of neurological and psychiatric disorders and diseases in which M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptors are involved. The present invention is also directed to compositions comprising these compounds. The present invention is also directed to uses of these compositions in the potential prevention or treatment of such diseases in which M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptors are involved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 5, 2019
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Applicants: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., MSD R & D (China) Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: John J. Acton, III, Jianming Bao, Melissa Egbertson, Xiaolei Gao, Scott T. Harrison, Sandra L. Knowles, Chunsing Li, Michael Man-Chu Lo, Robert D. Mazzola, JR., Zhaoyang Meng, Michael T. Rudd, Oleg B. Selyutin, David M. Tellers, Ling Tong, Jenny Miu-Chun Wai
  • Publication number: 20190000824
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to pyrazol-4-yl-pyridine compounds which are allosteric modulators of the M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptor. The present invention is also directed to uses of the compounds described herein in the potential treatment or prevention of neurological and psychiatric disorders and diseases in which M4 muscarinic acetylcholine 5 receptors are involved. The present invention is also directed to compositions comprising these compounds. The present invention is also directed to uses of these compositions in the potential prevention or treatment of such diseases in which M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptors are involved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2016
    Publication date: January 3, 2019
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: John J. Acton, III, Jianming Bao, Melissa Egbertson, Xiaolei Gao, Scott T. Harrison, Sandra L. Knowles, Chunsing Li, Michael Man-Chu Lo, Robert D. Mazzola, Jr., Zhaoyang Meng, Michael T. Rudd, Oleg B. Selyutin, David M. Tellers, Ling Tong, Jenny Miu-Chun Wai
  • Patent number: 9399651
    Abstract: The present invention relates to 4-pyridinone compounds which are inhibitors of catechol O-methyltransferase (COMT), and are useful in the treatment and prevention of neurological and psychiatric disorders and diseases in which COMT enzyme is involved. The present invention also relates to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and the use of these compounds and compositions in the prevention or treatment of such diseases in which COMT is involved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2016
    Assignee: Merck, Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Scott Wolkenberg, James C. Barrow, Michael S. Poslusney, Scott T. Harrison, Wesley B. Trotter, James Mulhearn, Kausik K. Nanda, Peter J. Manley, Zhijian Zhao, Jeffrey W. Schubert, Nathan R. Kett, Amy Zartman
  • Patent number: 9309199
    Abstract: The present invention relates to 4-pyridinone compounds which are inhibitors of catechol O-methyltransferase (COMT), and are useful in the treatment and prevention of neurological and psychiatric disorders and diseases in which COMT enzyme is involved. The present invention also relates to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and the use of these compounds and compositions in the prevention or treatment of such diseases in which COMT is involved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2016
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Scott Wolkenberg, James C. Barrow, Scott T. Harrison, B. Wesley Trotter, Kausik K. Nanda, Peter J. Manley, Zhijian Zhao
  • Patent number: 9260413
    Abstract: The present invention relates to 4-pyridinone compounds which are inhibitors of catechol O-methyltransferase (COMT), and are useful in the treatment and prevention of neurological and psychiatric disorders and diseases in which COMT enzyme is involved. The present invention also relates to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and the use of these compounds and compositions in the prevention or treatment of such diseases in which COMT is involved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2016
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Scott Wolkenberg, Scott T. Harrison, James C. Barrow, Zhijan Zhao, Jeffrey Melamed, Nathan R. Kett, Amy Zartman
  • Publication number: 20150299227
    Abstract: The present invention relates to 4-pyridinone compounds which are inhibitors of catechol O-methyltransferase (COMT), and are useful in the treatment and prevention of neurological and psychiatric disorders and diseases in which COMT enzyme is involved. The present invention also relates to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and the use of these compounds and compositions in the prevention or treatment of such diseases in which COMT is involved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2015
    Publication date: October 22, 2015
    Applicant: MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORP.
    Inventors: Scott Wolkenberg, James C. Barrow, Michael S. Poslusney, Scott T. Harrison, Wesley B. Trotter, James Mulhearn, Kausik K. Nanda, Peter J. Manley, Zhijian Zhao, Jeffrey W. Schubert, Nathan R. Kett, Amy Zartman
  • Patent number: 9024032
    Abstract: The present invention relates to 4-pyridinone compounds which are inhibitors of catechol O-methyltransferase (COMT), and are useful in the treatment and prevention of neurological and psychiatric disorders and diseases in which COMT enzyme is involved. The present invention also relates to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and the use of these compounds and compositions in the prevention or treatment of such diseases in which COMT is involved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2015
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Scott Wolkenberg, James C. Barrow, Michael S. Poslusney, Scott T. Harrison, B. Wesley Trotter, James Mulhearn, Kausik K. Nanda, Peter J. Manley, Zhijian Zhao, Jeffrey W. Schubert, Nathan Kett, Amy Zartman
  • Patent number: 8969364
    Abstract: The present invention relates to 4-pyridinone compounds which are inhibitors of catechol O-methyltransferase (COMT), and are useful in the treatment and prevention of neurological and psychiatric disorders and diseases in which COMT enzyme is involved. The present invention also relates to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and the use of these compounds and compositions in the prevention or treatment of such diseases in which COMT is involved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2015
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Scott Wolkenberg, Scott T. Harrison, James C. Barrow, Zhijian Zhao, Jeffrey Melamed, Nathan R. Kett, Amy Zartman
  • Publication number: 20150024071
    Abstract: The present invention relates to 4-pyridinone compounds which are inhibitors of catechol O-methyltransferase (COMT), and are useful in the treatment and prevention of neurological and psychiatric disorders and diseases in which COMT enzyme is involved. The present invention also relates to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and the use of these compounds and compositions in the prevention or treatment of such diseases in which COMT is involved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2014
    Publication date: January 22, 2015
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Scott Wolkenberg, Scott T. Harrison, James C. Barrow, Zhijan Zhao, Jeffrey Melamed, Nathan R. Kett, Amy Zartman
  • Publication number: 20130196002
    Abstract: The present invention relates to 4-pyridinone compounds which are inhibitors of catechol O-methyltransferase (COMT), and are useful in the treatment and prevention of neurological and psychiatric disorders and diseases in which COMT enzyme is involved. The present invention also relates to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and the use of these compounds and compositions in the prevention or treatment of such diseases in which COMT is involved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2011
    Publication date: August 1, 2013
    Inventors: Scott Wolkenberg, Scott T. Harrison, James C. Barrow, Zhijian Zhao, Jeffrey Melamed, Nathan R. Kett, Amy Zartman
  • Publication number: 20130084346
    Abstract: The present invention relates to 4-pyridinone compounds which are inhibitors of catechol O-methyltransferase (COMT), and are useful in the treatment and prevention of neurological and psychiatric disorders and diseases in which COMT enzyme is involved. The present invention also relates to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and the use of these compounds and compositions in the prevention or treatment of such diseases in which COMT is involved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2011
    Publication date: April 4, 2013
    Inventors: Scott Wolkenberg, James C. Barrow, Michael S. Poslusney, Scott T. Harrison, B. Wesley Trotter, James Mulhearn, Kausik K. Nanda, Peter J. Manley, Zhijian Zhao, Jeffrey W. Schubert, Nathan Kett, Amy Zartman
  • Publication number: 20130005744
    Abstract: The present invention relates to 4-pyridinone compounds which are inhibitors of catechol O-methyltransferase (COMT), and are useful in the treatment and prevention of neurological and psychiatric disorders and diseases in which COMT enzyme is involved. The present invention also relates to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and the use of these compounds and compositions in the prevention or treatment of such diseases in which COMT is involved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2011
    Publication date: January 3, 2013
    Inventors: Scott Wolkenberg, James C. Barrow, Scott T. Harrison, B. Wesley Trotter, Kausik K. Nanda, Peter J. Manley, Zhijian Zhao